Acqualina Resort & Spa in Miami Beach, Florida Receives Prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award for 2011

January 15, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL. (January 15, 2011) Acqualina Resort & Spa, South Florida's ultra-luxury retreat, has earned the prestigious 2011 AAA Five Diamond Award for the second consecutive year. Poised as Miami Beach and South Florida's most elite beachfront haven, the award winning hotel is a coveted member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a premier Florida retreat boasting 4.5 beachfront acres with 400 feet of stunning Atlantic coastline. With the first ESPA-branded spa in the United States and the famed Il Mulino New York restaurant, Acqualina Resort & Spa, in Miami Beach, is the ideal relaxation and rejuvenation retreat for refined travelers.

"We are honored to be recognized with such an influential and distinctive award for our second consecutive year," says Sase Gjosorvski, General Manager, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach. "We pride ourselves on proving our guests with exceptional luxury service to ensure the most pleasurable experience possible."

This AAA Five Diamond Hotel offers a selection of rooms offering magnificent views of the Intracoastal Waterway or the piercing blue Atlantic to guest gatherings such as beach barbeques and wine tastings, everything at Acqualina Resort & Spa revolves around its incredible beachfront setting in South Florida and its mix of traditional and contemporary elements. Acqualina's 97 impeccable guest rooms and suites are capsules of luxury featuring marble flooring and fully-stocked private bars. Dine in crimson-colored cabanas along Miami Beach, enjoy breakfast on the airy terrace of Aaria Bar & Lounge or wake up just in time to lunch beneath an umbrella-laden table at the beachside Costa Grill.

Succumb to further pampering at ESPA at Acqualina Resort & Spa, the resort's signature retreat lauded by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the Top Spas in the Americas and Caribbean and winner of the 2010 SpaFinder Readers' Choice Award as one of the Top Ten Best Spas in the world both for Accommodations and Interior Design. Groundbreaking in design and cutting edge in spa expertise, the luxurious 20,000-square-foot, two-story ESPA at Acqualina provides guests with a tranquil sanctuary of exquisite excellence and relaxation. In addition to the facility's 11 multi-functional treatment rooms, four spa treatment rooms, and a private spa suite for two, ESPA at Acqualina, in Miami Beach, also provides every guest with the chance to enjoy the beautiful outdoor terrace with a spa pool, heated jet pool, and Roman waterfall - all set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.

The AAA Diamond rating system is North America's premier rating program covering the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. AAA ratings are one of the top considerations that members and travelers recognize and trust when selecting hotel accommodations. Cleanliness, comfort and security are implicit, but it is Acqualina Resort & Spa's pristine Mediterranean landscape, luxurious accommodations and consummate staff that push it to the ultimate in unsurpassed quality and service.

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is a place where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach and is the recipient of the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award for 2010 and Fodor's Choice Gold Award as one of the Best Hotels for Kids and Family for 2010. For more information on Acqualina, please visit For reservations, please call 305.918.6777 or 888.804.4338.